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Hints for writing college admission essays

You have five hundred words to define yourself, your upbringing, your aspirations and your values. Welcome to rite of passage that is the college application essay. Get writing! There is no pressure; it's only your entire future at stake!  You want to come across as intelligent and funny, a... More

How to help your children set personal learning goals for the year

During the school year, your child will have homework, tests, and other school work that is necessary for your child to learn.  However, situations (such as substitute teachers, ineffective teachers, etc.) at your child's school may cause your child to fall behind in a subject.  As... More

How to teach your baby to read

Your baby can learn more than you think The basics to reading can be easily taught to your baby. You as a Mom, Grandmother, or other special person in the baby's life is the best person to teach anything to your baby. Why? This is because you already have bonds with your baby, and your baby wants... More

Free private schools: A whole new approach to public education.

The idea of free private school seems a bit contradictory at first. After all, the main difference between a public school and a private school is government funding. So if the government would pay for private schools, then what are the differences? Public schools, by their very name, are... More

How to teach preschoolers about occupations

Learning about people and what they do Preschoolers are at the age where they want to explore their environment, and they are eager to ask questions about their observations. They usually like to ask "Why?" because they want to know why things happen. In this guide, you will learn how to teach... More

How to acclimate to a new college campus after transferring

It can be difficult to adapt to a new college in a new city after transferring from another college.  If you are shy it is even harder to make new friends, but without friends you can quickly become lonely and bored of your new school.  Not to worry, there are plenty of others in your... More

College tips: How to properly cite sources in your research paper

As a college student, you are going to have to cite your work whenever you are going to use a source that is not you, or something that you have written. Anything that you use you have to cite, and you can bet that whatever papers you write, the professor is going to make you cite sources so that... More

How to verify that a distance

You have decided to bite the bullet and go back to school. You have decided that distance-learning is the best option for you as it will fit in well with your busy schedule. You have selected the school and are ready to get started. However, a friend calls to tell you a horror story about her... More

How to start the school day on a positive note

Getting ready to go to school can be a stressful experience for the whole family, especially on a Monday morning when the blues set in. The chances are that if children start the day off badly, the situation will remain that way for the rest of the day, affecting their concentration and, in time,... More

Dorm life: How to be an awesome college roommate

Whether you've shared a room before or not, living with another person at college is a whole new ball game.  People bring with them their past experiences and way of life and there is little guarantee that your roommate's background will match yours. In fact, with the inefficiency of typical... More